Thank you to DAABA’s 2016 Awards Night and Reception Sponsors! *


The Official Law Firm Sponsor of DAABA:

haynesbooneHaynes and Boone, LLP

The Official Law Firm Sponsor of the In-House Counsel Auction:

akin-gumpAkin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP


The Official Law Firm Sponsor of the Fireside Chat with special guest, Simone Wu:


Jones Day

The Official Corporate Sponsor of DAABA Awards Night and Celebration:


Exxon Mobil

Emerald Sponsors:

Norton Rose Fulbright



Dallas Trial Lawyers Association


Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP



Carter Scholer Arnett Hamada Mockler

Ruby Sponsors:

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

SMU Dedman School of Law


UNT Dallas College of Law


Texas A&M School of Law



Winstead PC


Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP


Bracewell LLP




Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP


Locke Lord LLP



Jackson Lewis P.C.


Pearl Sponsors:

Ting and Tran Law Firm


Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)


Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C.


Platt Cheema Richmond PLLCplatt-cheema-richmond

Shannon Gracey Ratliff & Miller, LLP


Carstens & Cahoon, LLP


Alston & Bird LLP


Ni, Wang & Massand, PLLC


Thompson Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP


Bryan Cave, LLP

DFW Asian-American Citizens Councildfwaacc_highres_logo

Monika & Quinn Sanford

Friends of DAABA:

Bill Richmond, Past President 2015

Hope Shimabuku,Past President 2010

Jennifer Wang, Past President 2013

Michele Wong Krause,Past President 1992-1994

Rob Balachandran,Past President 2002

Sakina Rasheed Foster,Past President 2014

Suzy Fulton,Past President 1996-1999

Tom Yang,Past President 2005

Zahara Alarakhia,Past President 2006

Victor N. Corpuz, Past President 2012

Camille Kilmartin

Chen Dotson PLLC

Chris Kang

Kris Ikejiri

Janet and Steve Smith

Jason Shyung

Ron Rohde

Judge Staci Williams

*This webpage is updated from time to time to reflect incoming sponsorships. All sponsorships listed here are with respect to the 2016 calendar year.


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